PORTFOLIO COMPANIES


   
    The Ace Metrix service delivers in market, on-demand television advertising analytics. The company has developed a unique approach to measuring the creative effectiveness of in-market television advertising using a patent-pending measurement methodology. This innovative approach has allowed the creation of an on-line, on-demand platform that can deliver analytics for breaking TV ads as well as pre-media launch ads within 24-48 hours. Marketers can now be alerted of and respond quickly to both competitive actions and consumer feedback on their own creative.
    Akonix Systems, acquired by Quest Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSFT) in August 2008, is a security software company dedicated to protecting corporate networks against the dangers of "Rogue Protocols", like those used by instant messaging (IM) and peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing services.
    AlterPoint, acquired by Versata Enterprises in February 2009, provides network governance solutions to optimize network spend and better align IT with business imperatives. The world's most respected enterprises rely on AlterPoint to curb hardware over-provisioning, reduce specialized labor, lower the cost of compliance, and improve application availability. AlterPoint's open, comprehensive network CMDB combines operational and business data to automate, analyze and optimize network change, compliance, security and equipment life cycles. Multiple stakeholders benefit from AlterPoint's customizable analytics and dashboards for impact assessment, faster troubleshooting, compliance scorecards and trend analysis. Founded in 2001, AlterPoint is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
    Applimation , acquired by Informatica Corporation (NASDAQ: INFA) in February 2009, is the leading independent provider of application data management solutions for Oracle, SAP and custom environments enabling enterprise customers to archive production data and replicate and secure data in non-production environments. Using these solutions, businesses can improve application performance and operational efficiency to become more productive, competitive, and compliant.
    Attensity Corporation , acquired by Aeris Capital, a privately held company based in Europe, in April 2009, uses Text Analytics software and solutions to rapidly and accurately transform unstructured data into valuable, actionable information. Attensity enables Global 2000 enterprises and government agencies to extract facts from freeform text, integrate them with structured data, and analyze 100 percent of data seamlessly using Attensity applications or existing business intelligence applications of choice. The company's patented Exhaustive ExtractionT technology speeds detection and response to critical events and issues related to intelligence analysis, money laundering, fraud detection, insurance claims analytics, customer care, and service and warranty analysis. Attensity teams with Business Objects, IBM, and Teradata to offer comprehensive solutions integrated with data warehousing and business intelligence systems.
    Biscotti Inc. is a consumer electronics company that designs, builds and markets high-definition video calling products for the home. Our latest innovation, Biscotti TV Phone, gives everyone the ability to share real-time experiences from the comfort of their living room, erasing the distance between family and friends. With real-life picture and sound, Biscotti TV Phone is magically simple to use for all ages. Plus, you can make unlimited free calls to anyone, anywhere. It's the next best thing to being there. Biscotti TV Phone was created by a team of lovable scientists in Texas, led by Dr. Matthew B. Shoemake, a pioneer in Wi-Fi wireless and video communications. Biscotti Inc. is privately held and backed by Palomar Ventures of Santa Monica, California. For more information or to buy Biscotti TV Phone, visit www.biscotti.com. Connect with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/biscottitv and on Twitter @BiscottiTV.
 

  Bubbly is the pioneer and global leader for next-generation voice messaging. The company offers the award-winning BubbleTALK™ service, and works with mobile operators around the world to create a global network of asynchronous voice messaging and advanced voice content applications. Through its operator partnerships, BubbleTALK™ is available to over 200 million subscribers around the globe.
    Cerebra, acquired by webMethods (NASDAQ: WEBM) in August 2006, is a leader in semantic metadata management technology. Cerebra's technology builds upon key W3C standards, including the Web Ontology Language (OWL) and the Resource Description Framework (RDF), to enhance the interoperability and run-time integrity of metadata. This process increases business agility by helping to manage BPM and SOA-based complexity, and it also speeds development by making relevant assets more readily accessible, works to eliminate costly redundancies, simplifies change management, and supports the enforcement of governance policies and procedures.
   

Composite Software was acquired by Cisco Systems in June of 2013. Composite Software produces a secure, high-performance system enabling integrated access and management of distributed data resources. Products address the needs of both business users and IT managers by providing a single, unified interface to all data, information, and web services from the enterprise desktop. The data is presented as understandable business information with underlying metadata management.

    Continuous Computing was acquired by RadiSys (NASDAQ: RSYS) in July 2011. CCPU provides high availability platform solutions that enable telecom equipment manufacturers to rapidly deploy converged communications. The company supplies integrated solutions in the wireless and Voice over IP markets to customers worldwide to accelerate time to market, reduce total life cycle costs and increase return on investment. The company offers a comprehensive set of Trillium® protocol software; AdvancedTCA and CompactPCI systems; upSuite® platform management; and Network Service-Ready Platforms.
  CoreObjects was acquired by Symphony Services Corporation, a privately held company, in September 2010. The company plans, researches, prototypes and engineers seed ideas into commercially deployable software products. Using their CUP (agile distributed development methodology), ClearVu (software lifecycle management platform), application frameworks and reusable components, they increase visibility, productivity and predictability into launching businesses and products while maintaining the flexibility required in today's ever-changing business landscape. They have built a business ecosystem that provides access to a powerful network of influencers - expanding group of industry, business and technology experts and access to capital (relationships with several venture firms who know their track record). CoreObjects is filling the void between growing base of ideas and lack of infrastructure for launching products and businesses. They build the software that builds companies™.
    Damballa protects businesses from bot-driven targeted attacks used for organized, online crime. Their unique, global approach rapidly isolates the command-and-control needed to launch botnet attacks. These signatureless solutions improve security both inside and outside the network perimeter, stop threats other technologies miss and restore control to legitimate owners. Damballa identifies the severity and intent of these targeted attacks, even when malware can't be detected. Their products and services provide a critical window for orderly remediation and integrate easily into existing infrastructure without requiring additional headcount or complexity. Damballa is privately held, and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.
    DATAllegro was acquired by Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) in August 2008. DATAllegro sells a server appliance that plugs into existing databases and data warehouses to improve performance dramatically without impacting existing applications or affecting data integrity. The appliances can be clustered to provide even higher performance and capacities in the terabyte range with close to linear scaling.